Prostate Cancer Treatment in India
Medical management and treatment of Prostate Cancer
You and your doctor may decide to treat your Prostate Cancer Treatment in India with surgery, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, or a combination. As part of your treatment in the oncocare.in, patients have their cases reviewed weekly by nationally recognized experts in Radiation oncology -- medical oncologists, radiation oncologists -- who are supported by a specially trained nursing and physician-assistant staff with specific expertise in Radiation Oncology. Together, this team recommends personalized, patient specific Prostate cancer Treatment in India.
There are many variables that are taken into consideration when your Prostate Cancer treatment plan is devised and discussed in the weekly conference such as other health risks, the level of your disease and past health history. Main treatment options may include one or more of the following:
Radical prostatectomy (surgery)
Radiation therapy with the intent to cure
Treatment plans can include intensity modulated radiation therapy, proton therapy and brachytherapy (seeds) [see the Radiation Oncology website for more information].
Chemical or surgical castration to remove the source of hormones fueling the cancer. Though not curative, hormone therapy can keep the cancer at bay for an extended time.
Active surveillance with regular medical checkups
This procedure freezes the cancerous tissue and is used when other therapies have failed.
Referral to the High Risk Prostate Cancer
Surgery for prostate cancer, called a radical prostatectomy, is used with intent to cure and involves removing the entire prostate gland and some of the nearby tissue. There are a number of ways to perform this surgery, including open, laparoscopic and robotic. Your surgeon will discuss the advantages and disadvantages for each of these options. Our team has considerable experience in performing this type of Prostate Cancer Surgery.
Robotic prostatectomy with intent to cure is becoming a sought after surgical option. duplicates the standard surgery to remove the Prostate Gland but with smaller incisions. The goal of this procedure is to excise the Prostate Cancer Treatment in India completely, provide good urinary continence post-operatively and maintain ability to have erections after the Prostate Cancer Surgery in India.
Our robotic surgery is made up of five urologic oncologists and one urologist, all specializing in robotic surgery and performs hundreds of prostatectomies each year.
Robotic surgery uses slender telescope-like instruments placed through small incisions as opposed to a large incision that is typical in an open surgery. The surgeon controls the robot from a console next to the patient where the operating field can be viewed in three dimensions. This type of technology, which acts as an extension of the surgeons hands, allowing for more accurate surgery with better outcomes, less pain, less risk of wound infection, less blood loss, less scarring and faster recovery time.
All prostate surgical techniques carry a risk of urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction. Your surgeon will explain these risks and help you connect to Dr. Kundan singh Chufal Best Coordinator Oncology, Head Radiation Oncology,Senior Consultant, Batra Cancer Centre where you and your spouse or partner can receive aftercare and support.